How are fuel surcharges calculated?

How are fuel surcharges calculated?

How to calculate a fuel surcharge whether you book your own load or are leased on to a company that does it for you.

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Whether you run a massive fleet or a company of one, you’ll need a driver qualification file (DQF) for each of your drivers — including yourself, if you have your own authority.

What exactly is IFTA?

What exactly is IFTA?

A detailed look at the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), including who participates in the IFTA and how it started.

Simple rules for maintaining long-term profitability in your trucking business

Simple rules for maintaining long-term profitability in your trucking business

Easy to follow rules for turning a profit in your trucking business, including rates, fuel costs, insurance, repair bills and more.

A better way to find what you need in Rigbooks

A better way to find what you need in Rigbooks

Introducing a new layout inside Rigbooks and other features like: advanced search, additional filtering options, and more.

Gaining half an MPG can put more money in your pocket than adding $90,000 in revenue

Gaining half an MPG can put more money in your pocket than adding $90,000 in revenue

Here's how to improve your Semi Truck MPG which can give you more profit in your owner operator business.

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

The average independent owner-operator works at a 5% profit margin—not including salary. What does that mean? And how can you estimate yours?

“How long do I have to keep these?”: FMCSA record retention for owner-operators and small fleet owners

“How long do I have to keep these?”: FMCSA record retention for owner-operators and small fleet owners

FMCSA record retention best practices or how long you need keep driver vehicle inspection reports, testing and more.

IFTA by State: Where is the best place to buy fuel?

IFTA by State: Where is the best place to buy fuel?

IFTA fuel-buying strategies, including IFTA by state, average IFTA fuel tax and how to find the best place to buy diesel fuel.

Owner Operator Quarterly Tax Tips

Owner Operator Quarterly Tax Tips

Quarterly tax advice for owner-operators and trucking companies, including the most common mistakes to avoid like losing track of income.

Cost Per Mile Calculator

Cost Per Mile Calculator

A free tool to help you calculate your cost per mile including breakdowns of expenses like fixed costs and variable costs.

Buying a truck: Should you get a new or used rig?

Buying a truck: Should you get a new or used rig?

Should you get a new or used truck? We put together this article to help you decide if buying an 18 wheeler is a good investment.